Many of the people I know or have crossed paths with have all the passion and sensitivity of a slug.
Maybe you just haven't seen them doing something what they're "passionate and sensitive" about. One cannot be "passionate and sensitive" all the time – not without getting utterly exhausted.
The thought has crossed my mind: the capacity for being a Total Jerk lives in us all. We can't just pack all the jerks onto a rocket ship and hurl it into the sun, as true jerkiness comes from within. (It would probably be nicer to say something about the capacity for goodness, but meh.)
There are 5 major mysteries of the universe.
And yet, none of those things you've listed would conceivably have the slightest impact on anyone's day-to-day life – not at all unlike the vast majority of other "mysteries" pondered at the higher levels of scientific disciplines.
The current model of the universe, based on Einsteinian derivatives, can not explain even one of these points.
Yeah, I'm guessing you're not a physicist.
There is only one theory that accurately and completely explains the points stated. Yet the science community refuses to explore it. Why? Arrogance, pride and ego.
If this is going to turn into "God done did it" then there is no point in furthering the conversation. How's that for passion and sensitivity?